Tag Archives: Schizophrenia


What Is Disorganized Schizophrenia? Schizophrenia is a serious mental disorder involving a breakdown that drastically affects how a person thinks, feels, and behaves. The disorder has five subtypes, one of which is disorganized schizophrenia. Its very name implies the typical and predominant characteristics by which it is identified: disorganized speech and behavior as well as […]


मनोविदलता मनोविदलता (Schizophrenia/स्किज़ोफ्रेनिया) एक मानसिक विकार है। इसकी विशेषताएँ है- असामान्य सामाजिक व्यवहार तथा वास्तविक को पहचान पाने में असमर्थता। लगभग 1% लोगो में यह विकार पाया जाता है। इस रोग में रोगी के विचार, संवेग, तथा व्यवहार में आसामान्य बदलाव आ जाते हैं जिनके कारण वह कुछ समय लिए अपनी जिम्मेदारियों तथा अपनी देखभाल […]

Schizophrenia is eight different diseases, not one

Liz Szabo, USA TODAY1:06 p.m. EDT September 15, 2014 (Photo: PhotoDisc) New research shows that schizophrenia is not a single disease, but a group of eight distinct disorders, each caused by changes in clusters of genes that lead to different sets of symptoms. The finding sets the stage for scientists to develop better ways to […]

brief psychotic disorder

_ Brief psychotic disorder consists of delusions, hallucinations, or other psychotic symptoms for at least 1 day but < 1 mo, with eventual return to normal premorbid functioning. It is typically caused by severe stress in susceptible people. Brief psychotic disorder is uncommon. Preexisting personality disorders (eg, paranoid, histrionic, narcissistic, schizotypal, borderline) predispose to its […]

schizophreniform psychosis

_ _ _ Schizoaffective disorder is characterized by significant mood symptoms, psychosis, and other symptoms of schizophrenia. It is differentiated from schizophrenia by occurrence of ≥ 1 episodes of depressive or manic symptoms. Schizoaffective disorder is considered when a psychotic patient also demonstrates mood symptoms. The diagnosis requires that significant mood symptoms (depressive or manic) […]